The main highway north of Rotorua has reopened overnight after a truck and car crashed into a fallen tree.

The crash was on State Highway 5 near Ngongotaha Valley, at the Mamuka Hill.

A police media spokeswoman said a truck and car had apparently hit a fallen tree.

There were no injuries to any of those in the vehicles but the road was blocked for several hours and diversions were put in place.


The vehicles were towed from the area about 8.20pm.